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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
17th October 2018
Reference:   82191
Placename:   Bidjigal Reserve
Designation:   Reserve
Status:   Assigned 23rd April 2004
Previous Names:   Darling Mills State Forest
Cumberland State Forest Extension No.3
Excelsior Park
GNB File:   GNB4984
LGA:   The Hills Shire
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 46 00
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 01 00
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 45 54
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 01 04
Topographic Map:   Parramatta River
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   Field Of Mars
County:   Cumberland
Description:   This reserve incorporates all the land formally known as Darling Mills State Forest (north of the M2) and all of the bushland of Excelsior Park (including associated with Eric Mobbs Reserve and Ted Horwood Reserve). Bidjigal Reserve is managed by the Bidjigal Reserve Trust Board.
Origin:   Bidjigal is the name of the Aboriginal Clan that lived in this area prior to European settlement.
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